Fear is an emotion triggered by a threat. Whether it’s real or perceived, for our brain and body it’s doesn’t make a difference. They will react in the same way.
Fear is always present within us; we are born with it and we develop more aspects of it during our early years. It’s part of our brain system and our survival instinct. It’s designed to keep us safe and preserve our life.
While it’s intended to preserve us, fear like any other emotion, should be regulated within moderate doses.
All our lives struggles are a mirror of what is happening inside ourselves. Most of the time they are related to our fears.
Furthermore, most of our fears are groundless and created by our own thoughts. When our thoughts become uncontrolled, our fears get magnified.
What if something goes wrong?
What if I fail?
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
If you let fear control your life, it will hold you back from implementing any change in your life and from experiencing new things. If you submit to it, it will prevent you from really enjoying your life.
It is important for you to recognize your fears and to face them. The more you understand how they work, the more confident you become.
Neuroscience has shown that we can reprogram our mind and learn to think differently. Bringing something new in our life is hard, change is hard but living as prisoners in our fears is not fun at all too.
For online marketers, the biggest demotivator is the fear of failure. It’s mostly caused by lack of knowledge. we can overcome it by seeking information and implementing it. Knowledge will boost our confidence and gives us faith in our capacities.
“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.”
– Henry Ford
In conclusion, we should think less about what we’re going to lose and focus more on what we’re going to gain.